Wed, 15 May 2013 05:40:17 CDT bizjournals.com
Everything George P. Mitchell did flew in the face of convention. It's no wonder that the process he pioneered is commonly called "unconventional" drilling. The wildcatter tried for 17 years to find the right cocktail of chemicals that would crack the Barnett Shale. He did it in spite of so many naysayers who never thought it would work. "A lot of people have a hard time seeing beyond where they are at right now.